Training Opportunity: Response To Active Shooter and Mass Violence Incidents

Your Lincoln County Firefighters have been actively involved in training over several years to provide an appropriate response to critical situations that may present.  We are enhancing our education this coming May and hosting a “Next Steps: Response to Active Shooter and Mass Violence Incidents” course presented by Task Force 1.

This program is available to a wide audience, including school officials, community leaders, first responders, business owners, pastors and educators.  It will assist those responsible for responses to active shooter and mass violence incidents.  A wide array of topics are covered in this program including:

  • Preparing for the Active Violence Incidents
  • Mitigation of the Active Violence Incidents
  • Establishing Incident Responsibilities
  • Incident Terminology
  • Response Issues
  • Unified Command
  • Handling Incidents with Active Fire
  • Preparedness for various venues
  • Equipment needs for Emergency Services
  • Minimal Training Requirements
  • 911 call taker SOP/ROG
  • Dispatch Procedure
  • Incident Response Considerations
  • Scene Management
  • Unified Command & Responsibilities
  • Plan for treatment of causalities
  • Medical Facility Considerations
  • Re-Unification considerations
  • Utilization of Mass Transit for witnesses
  • Media Relations
  • Medical Examiner/Coroner’s Roles
  • Long term sustainability of scene
  • Debriefing procedures
  • Enroute & On Scene Practices
  • Post Incident/Demobilization

Lead Instructor: Captain Adam Kosheba
Adam has over 30 years in the fire service and was previously employed by the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service, MD. Adam has held the ranks from career firefighter to fire chief in his tenure. He currently serves as a Fire Chief in southeastern PA. In addition to his firefighting experience, Adam currently holds the rank of Captain in a large State Police Agency on the East Coast. With 22 plus years in law enforcement,

Adam has progressed through the ranks and currently commands the largest Troop in his agency. Adam holds a graduate degree in the Administration of Justice with a concentration in Leadership & Administration and he is recent graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy for Law Enforcement Executives. As a law enforcement officer, Adam has extensive experience in criminal and fire investigations with certifications as a National Pro-Board Fire Investigator and a post-blast investigator. Adam has been assigned key roles in large scale police incidents such as the Nickel Mines Amish School Shooting and the manhunt for the killer of a PA Trooper in 2014.

Course Location & Registration:
Lincoln County Fire Protection District #1
700 E. Cherry Street
Troy, MO 63379
(636) 528-8567

Dates:  May 30-31, 2018, 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Pre-Registration Deadline:  May 9, 2018
Register Online @
Registration Contact:  Asst. Chief Robert Shramek
Course Cost:  $250

Course posting as presented by Task Force 1.

Barry Nuss
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Barry Nuss

Fire Marshal & Public Information Officer at Lincoln County Fire Protection District #1, serving Lincoln County, Missouri.
Barry Nuss
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Barry Nuss

Fire Marshal & Public Information Officer at Lincoln County Fire Protection District #1, serving Lincoln County, Missouri.